Recent issues

Recent issues of the Journal, available from the Ingenta Connect website, are listed below. Please note that LPS Number 101 included a list of articles and other contributions published in LPS 51-100, 1993-2018 (available to subscribers only).

Local Population Studies Number 106 (Spring 2021)

Marion R. Hardy, The Seasonality of Marriages and Baptisms in some Devon Seafaring Parishes

Dave Postles, Literacy and Locality in Two Midlands Industrialising Places, 1754-1812

Cathy Day, Illegitimacy and its Effects on Marriage Prospects in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Rural England

Sarah L. Rafferty, Can Indirect Estimation Methods and the Medical Officer of Health Reports ‘Correct’ Distorted Infant Mortality Rates Reported by the Registrar General? The Case of London, 1896–1911

Book Reviews

Chris Galley, Infant Mortality in England, 1538-2000: Stability and the Beginnings of Change, 1837-1910 [Open Access]

Local Population Studies Number 105 (Autumn 2020): Roger Schofield, 1937-2019

Richard Smith, Roger Schofield as Historian and Demographer: an Appreciation
Simon Szreter, Taking Forward Roger’s Interest in the Relationship between the Early Modern Family, Demography, Economy and Government Policy
Rosemary Leadbeater, ‘I Think it Highly Necessary to Have it Done Before They Go Out into the World’: Inoculation, Responsibility and Patterns of Familial Transmission of Smallpox
Samantha Williams, Plague and Poor Relief in Cambridge, 1665–1666
David Cressy, Literacy, Social Structure, and Local Social Dramas
David Levine, The Rich Past and Desiccated Future of Parish Register Demography
DeLloyd J. Guth, Taxation, Writs, and Populations—Roger Schofield Measures History
Robert Gant, Tenement Size and Social Difference: Reflections on Chepstow in 1901
Michael J. Slater, Cross-Correlation of Numbers of Baptisms and Burials in Sixteenth-Century Parish Registers: an Exploratory Analysis
William Farrell and Andrew Hinde, Review of Recent Periodical Literature

Local Population Studies Number 104 (Spring 2020)

Anne Coyne, Karen Rothery and Tom Heritage, Paths to Marriage: Courtship in England and Wales, c. 1700– c. 1945: Local Population Studies Society Autumn Conference 2019
Peter M. Solar, Background Migration over Time: the Irish in mid-Victorian Cornwall
Prisca Greenhow, A Comparison of Poor Relief in Norfolk and Huntingdonshire
Sue Jones, Religious Change and Baptismal Days in Sixteenth-Century Non-Metropolitan Surrey
Book Reviews

Local Population Studies Number 103 (Autumn 2019)

Tiffany Haller Shumaker, Estimating Population Sizes and Demographic Trends in Ipswich c. 1570–1620: Re-Evaluations and New Approaches
Daniel James Gooch, ‘A Town Built on Migration?’ Calculating the Human Capital Value of Migration to Reading, 1851–1871
Andrew Hinde and Paul Tomblin, Local Population Studies using Parish Registers: Ideas for Future Research
Colin G. Pooley and Marilyn E. Pooley, Life Writing as a Source for Local Population History
William Farrell and Andrew Hinde, Review of Recent Periodical Literature

Online only: Chris Galley, Infant Mortality in England, 1538–2000: the Parish Register Period, 1538–1837

Local Population Studies Number 102 (Spring 2019)

Paul Tomblin and Lyn Boothman, Historical Sources and their Use in Local Population Studies
Eilidh Garrett and Rothery, Karen, ‘Let’s Talk of Graves’: Mortality and Graveyards, c. 1700–c. 1950
Chris Galley, Infant Mortality in England, 1538–2000: Trends, Methods and Sources
Dave Postles, Gender, Class and a Naming Process in the English Long Eighteenth Century: Leicestershire, c. 1680–1836
Andrew Hinde, Local Population Studies in the Era of ‘Big Data’
Dave Maund, There and Back
Book Reviews

Local Population Studies Number 101 (Autumn 2018)

Lyn Boothman, Studying the Stayers: Kinship and Social Status in Long Melford, Suffolk, 1661–1861
Derek Morris and Ken Cozens, The Thames as a Barrier in the Eighteenth Century
Bethany Rowley, ‘We Will Never Forget You’: Christian Charities and the Rehabilitation of Disabled ex-Servicemen in Inter-War Leeds
William Farrell and Andrew Hinde, Review of Recent Periodical Literature

Local Population Studies Number 100 (Spring 2018): Local Population Studies: Retrospect and Prospect

Richard Smith, Some Emerging Issues in the Demography of Medieval England and Prospects for their Future Investigation
E.A. Wrigley, The General and the Particular
Alysa Levene, The Future of Welfare History: the Local Perspective
Osamu Saito, Reflections on Local Population Studies and Social Science History
Colin G. Pooley, Local Histories of Migration and Mobility
Elidh Garrett and Alice Read, Composing a National Picture from Local Scenes: New and Future Insights into the Fertility Transition

Local Population Studies Number 99 (Autumn 2017): The New Poor Law: Regional and Local Perspectives

Steven King, Thinking and Rethinking the New Poor Law
Karen Rothery, ‘Who Do They Think They Are?’ An Analysis of the Boards of Guardians in Hertfordshire’
Peter Jones, The New Poor Laws in Scotland, England and Wales: Comparative Perspectives
Alistair Ritch, New Poor Law Medical Care in the Local Health Economy
Cara Dobbing, The Circulation of Pauper Lunatics and the Transitory Nature of Mental Health Provision in LAte Nineteenth Century Cumberland
Johanna Purser, The Workhouse Population of the Nottingham Union, 1881–1882
Simon A. Gallaher, Children and Families in the Workhouse Populations of the Antrim, Ballymena, and Ballymoney Poor Law Unions in the Mid Nineteenth Century

Local Population Studies Number 98 (Spring 2017)

Rosemary Leadbeater, Smallpox in Oxfordshire, 1700–99, and the Implications of Familial Transmission Routes
Tom Heritage, The Living Arrangements of Older people in the 1851 and 1891 Census Enumerators’ Books for Hertfordshire
H. M. Mac Boot, Using Census Returns and the Own-Children Method to Measure Marital Fertility in Rawtenstall, 1851–1901
F. Keith Geary, Population Movements in a Warwickshire Village 1841–1891: Bidford-on-Avon
Crichton Smith, Nick Parr, Nikola Balnave, Lucy Taksa, Making New South Wales Religion, Education and Population Statistics Accessible
Regular features: Book Reviews

Local Population Studies Number 97 (Autumn 2016)

Contents include:
Marc Tremblay, Urban English and Scottish Ancestors in the Regional Populations of the Province of Quebec (Canada)
Sarah Rose Taylor, The Distribution of Scottish Settlements in Ontario, 1871-1901
Grant Masom, Not fit for Humans? Social and Economic Change in Slough 1919–1951
Review of recent periodical literature

Local Population Studies Number 96 (Spring 2016)

Contents include:
Margaret Bolton, The Experience of Plague in East Kent, 1636-38
Romola Davenport, Urban Family Reconstitution—A Worked Example
Peter Jolly, A Study of Bigamists in Pre-Victorian London
Research in Progress: Mark Hailwood, Jane Whittle, Women’s Work in Rural England, 1500–1700: A New Methodological Approach
Samantha A. Shave, The Carnegie Dietary Survey of Interwar Britain
Regular features: Book Reviews